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Kranzberg Family Foundation Awards $74,000 to Jewish Youth and Young Adult Programs in 14th Year

The Kranzberg Family Foundation, a supporting foundation of Jewish Federation of St. Louis, is announcing its 2022 commitment of $74,000 in grants to 17 local Jewish organizations. The Foundation received requests totaling over $166,000 this cycle. Established through a generous commitment from Ken Kranzberg, the Foundation’s purpose is to provide funds to benefit the Jewish…

Jewish Federation of St. Louis Announcement

Today, Julie Gibbs announced she is leaving her position as Vice President of Development at the Jewish Federation of St. Louis to become the Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer for the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. With the move, Gibbs’ career is coming full circle as she worked the first 10 years of her career…

Applications open soon for academic scholarships, loans

Jewish Federation of St. Louis distributes a number of academic scholarships and interest-free loans to St. Louis area students. These scholarships are open to residents of the greater St. Louis metropolitan area, with a preference given to Jewish applicants. The applications open January 10 through April 14. Apply online at https://stlouisgraduates.academicworks.com/opportunities/4338 THE LENTIN SCHOLARSHIP FUND…

JProStL seeks nominations for Peer Recognition, Partnership awards

JProStL, the association dedicated to supporting professionals working at Jewish organizations throughout St. Louis, is now accepting nominations for the Annual JProStL Peer Recognition Awards and the Annual JProStL Partnership Award. Nominations are due by Monday, December 6, and can be submitted by any staff person currently working at a congregation, school, or nonprofit organization throughout…

New Federation mini-grants will address mental health concerns faced by young adults

Jewish Federation of St. Louis is accepting applications for mini-grants for pilot projects that focus on building resilience and community connection among Jewish young adults during the pandemic and beyond. “Mental health issues among young adults in the St. Louis Jewish community were already a concern before COVID hit, and the pandemic exacerbated them,” said…

‘Why St. Louis’ to explore how business can attract, retain talent

Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ Professional Society is planning a virtual program examining how businesses can attract and retain talent to St. Louis. “Why St. Louis” will include opening remarks by St. Louis Mayor Tishaura O. Jones and will be moderated by Peter Boumgarden, Koch Professor of Practice for Family Enterprise, Washington University in St….